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Canberra Botanical Exhibition

    For more information contact wendy.antoniak@iinet.net.au or Vivien Pinder, v_pinder@homemail.com.au

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Tonal Realism: Australian Natives, Fruits, Flowers and Leaves in Watercolour, 5 day workshop with Margaret Muffet

This botanical workshop will explore the intricate placement of multi stamens in the subject and how to achieve a realistic ...

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Watercolour painting with Jenny Phillips

Focus will be on the beautiful ease of watercolour. Along with techniques in using watercolour to create the desired effects. ...

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Introduction to Botanical Art with Jenny Phillips, 3 day Intensive workshop

“Let’s get painting” – but first let’s learn to draw.

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Botanical painting in watercolour with Beverley Allen, beginners workshop

Working from the one subject (supplied by Beverley), you will observe and note botanical features, discuss drawing techniques of light, ...

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Illuminating Nature, Paintings on Vellum

Artist include: Angela Lober, Beverly Allen, Cheryl Hodges, Deirdre Bean, Elaine Musgrave, Helen Moon, Kate Nolan, Sandra I’Anson, Susannah Blaxill ...

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Documentary on six Australian Botanical artists, produced by Botanical artist David Reynolds Bota

Over the past two and a half years David has been writing, directing and filming an hour long documentary on ...

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David Reynolds Workshop

Botanical Art Workshop with David Reynolds, 3 day retreat

In this three day workshop you will learn techniques used to achieve beautiful botanical renderings in graphite and watercolour. Enjoy an ...

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Beverly Allen – Art Classes

A four day botanical painting workshop for artists with some experience. With colour we will explore the light and shade, ...

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Find your Inner Flockton Scientific Botanical Illustration Master Class

In response to the popularity of the Margaret Flockton Award and the amazing work it attracts, Lesley Elkan and Catherine ...

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Kate Nolan - Eucalyptus goniocalyx (juvenile leaf)

The Art of Botanical Illustration: A new direction

Entry for selection now open, and closes on 26th August 2016, exhibitors must be financial members of the Royal Botanic ...

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Painting Small Birds with Kerriann Indorato

Have you ever wanted to include a bird in your botanical paintings or simply capture the beauty of that bird ...

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For the Love of Plants: Exhibition and Workshops to be held at Bowral District Art Society Gallery

  This special event, comprising an exhibition and workshops with leading tutors, is being organised to celebrate botanic art. Artists are invited ...

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The Florilegium; A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history

A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history The Florilegium The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Celebrating 200 years A beautiful, 224 page ...

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Future BASA Exhibitions

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
29 March – 2 April 2017 at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne

Flora: The Art and Science of the Plant
30 August – 12 September 2017 at the Palm House, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

 

CONGRATULATIONS to BASA member Bronwyn Van de Graaff who has just won the Gosford Art Prize at the Gosford Regional Gallery for her beautiful graphite work ‘Cactus’

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STOP PRESS !  WORLDWIDE BOTANICAL ART EXHIBITION – May 2018

A worldwide collaboration linking people to plants through contemporary botanical art will be held in May 2018. Exhibition venues in over 16 countries around the world will all hold special events on May 18, 2018 – a Worldwide Day of Botanical Art following the sun from venue to venue. The Exhibition in Australia will be held in Canberra and expressions of interest from artists will be called for shortly. <read more>

Calendar of Botanical Art Events

Floristic Fusion, an exhibition by Tanya Hoolihan @ THE BLUE MOUNTAINS BOTANIC GARDEN
Sep 3 – Oct 9 all-day
12:00 am
 
Sep 14 – Oct 9 all-day
Canberra Botanical Exhibition @ Nishi Gallery | Acton | Australian Capital Territory | Australia
12:00 am
    For more information contact wendy.antoniak@iinet.net.au or Vivien Pinder, v_pinder@homemail.com.au
12:00 am
painting holiday in September 2016 for more info visit http:// www.belindabiggs.com
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm
Illuminating Nature, Paintings on Vellum @ Milk Factory Gallery | Bowral | New South Wales | Australia
10:00 am
Artist include: Angela Lober, Beverly Allen, Cheryl Hodges, Deirdre Bean, Elaine Musgrave, Helen Moon, Kate Nolan, Sandra I’Anson, Susannah Blaxill and Tanya Hoolihan
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm
10:00 am
“Let’s get painting” – but first let’s learn to draw.
Oct 7 – Oct 30 all-day
Botanical 3, Botanical Art Exhibition @ Lady Franklin Gallery | Lenah Valley | Tasmania | Australia
12:00 am
Official opening Friday 7 th October, 6.30 pm by renowned Tasmanian artist Lauren Black Art works by the Botanical Art group, members of the Art Society of Tasmania only opened at the weekends, 10 am[...]
12:00 am
Painting on beautiful Norfolk Island with Belinda Biggs. For more information contact Kelly at the Norfolk Island Travel Centre
Oct 15 – Oct 30 all-day
The Art of Botanical Illustration: A new direction @ Domain House Gallery | Melbourne | Victoria | Australia
12:00 am
Entry for selection now open, and closes on 26th August 2016, exhibitors must be financial members of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne prior to entry for selection The scope for 2016 will include works that[...]
Botanical Art Workshop with David Reynolds, 3 day retreat @ University of Melbourne Dookie Campus
Oct 22 – Oct 24 all-day
Botanical Art Workshop with David Reynolds, 3 day retreat @ University of Melbourne Dookie Campus | Victoria | Texas | United States
12:00 am
In this three day workshop you will learn techniques used to achieve beautiful botanical renderings in graphite and watercolour. Enjoy an art retreat including full tuition with catering and accommodation available in an idyllic environment.[...]
For the Love of Plants:  Exhibition and Workshops to be held at Bowral District Art Society Gallery @ BDAS Gallery and Studios: | Bowral | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
  This special event, comprising an exhibition and workshops with leading tutors, is being organised to celebrate botanic art. Artists are invited to submit works to the exhibition and at the same time come and[...]
Nov 8 all-day
Painting Small Birds  with Kerriann Indorato @ Joseph Maiden Theatre, | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
Have you ever wanted to include a bird in your botanical paintings or simply capture the beauty of that bird in your garden and didn’t know where to begin? This one day course will give[...]
Beverly Allen – Art Classes @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,
Nov 10 – Nov 15 all-day
Beverly Allen – Art  Classes @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,  | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
A four day botanical painting workshop for artists with some experience. With colour we will explore the light and shade, tone and form necessary to create a three dimensional illusion on paper. We’ll analyse the[...]
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
Find your Inner Flockton Scientific Botanical Illustration Master Class @ Joseph Maiden Theatre | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
In response to the popularity of the Margaret Flockton Award and the amazing work it attracts, Lesley Elkan and Catherine Wardrop, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust illustrators, will be conducting a two-day workshop in[...]
Watercolour painting with Jenny Phillips @ BOTANICAL ART SCHOOL OF MELBOURNE
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Focus will be on the beautiful ease of watercolour. Along with techniques in using watercolour to create the desired effects. Subject chosen & supplied by Jenny, with the aim to complete a painting in the[...]
Botanical painting in watercolour with Beverley Allen, beginners workshop @ STURT  | Mittagong | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
Working from the one subject (supplied by Beverley), you will observe and note botanical features, discuss drawing techniques of light, shade, composition, perspective and do a tonal drawing prior to painting. There will be discussion[...]
Tonal Realism: Australian Natives, Fruits, Flowers and Leaves in Watercolour, 5 day workshop with Margaret Muffet @ Fay Boyd's Fine Art School | Grafton | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
This botanical workshop will explore the intricate placement of multi stamens in the subject and how to achieve a realistic 3D tonal painting. We will first draw our subject with emphasis on, tone, form, life[...]